Doctor of Philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) students initiate and drive cutting-edge research that with supporting studies, position them to be new leaders in the advancement of their field and for success in a range of careers in industry, government or academe. Candidates for the Ph.D. degree are expected to synthesize and create new knowledge, make original and substantial contributions to their discipline, and demonstrate mastery of knowledge.
The PhD in Engineering provides maximum flexibility for students and faculty to address 21st century engineering problems. Emphasis Areas within the Ph.D. in Engineering degree as well as the Ph.D. in Biological and Agricultural Engineering degree enable students to focus in either a specific disciplinary specialty or interdisciplinary area.
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